Passport Information

You may apply for a passport at the Essex County Clerk's office. Procedures are set by the United States government, which has a Website listing the full requirements for a U.S. Passport. Passports take approximately up to 10 weeks before they are received. Rush Services are available.

Children 15 years of age and under must appear with Both parents. Children 16 years of age and over may appear with only one parent. Please Do not sign the Passport Application until the Clerk's representative asks you to do so.

New Passport Information

Essex County Clerk new passport information (link)

Renewal Passport Information

Essex County Clerk renewal passport information (link)

Essex County Clerk's Outreach Program  

outreach program (link)

** The Township of Fairfield Municipal Clerk's Office does not process passport renewals**

Full requirements and instructions are available on the U.S. Passport Services Website.